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The Home Team

Updated: January 28, 2011, 11:09 AM ET
By Deb Johnson | B.A.S.S. Communications

In 2007, Alabama angler Boyd Duckett busted the myth that a Bassmaster Classic can't be won at home. So, thanks to Duckett, no one can hang that old "home-state curse" on 2011 Classic qualifier Greg Hackney of Gonzales, La.

Hackney will be the sole representative of his state when he competes in the Feb. 18-20 Classic on the Louisiana Delta out of New Orleans.

Well-known nationally as well as at home, Hackney, 37, has racked up more than $1.2 million in B.A.S.S. earnings, won three ...

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